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NASA astronauts on board International Space Station plan six spacewalks in 2022

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: A total of six spacewalks are going to be carried out from the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to the latest flight schedule obtained by Sputnik.

We want ZSI to reach masses, spend more on technology, says first woman Director Dhriti Banerjee

Kolkata-headquartered Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has recently inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with London's Natural History Museum. In an exclusive interview with our correspondent Souvik Ghosh, the organisation's first woman director, Dr. Dhriti Banerjee, speaks about the collaboration and the areas from which the two countries can have mutual benefit

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to three scientists for contributions to understanding complex physical systems

Stockholm: The Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to scientists from  Japan, Germany and Italy on Tuesday.

Only around 1 in 5 space industry workers are women

New York: The number of women employed in the international space industry represents just 20-22 percent of the workforce, according to figures released by the UN; roughly the same proportion as 30 years ago. 

American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian win Nobel Prize for Medicine

Stocckholm: American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have been awarded 2021 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 'for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch'.

IIT Guwahati researchers develop Water Repellent Material for Wearable Motion Sensors

Guwahati: Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) researchers have developed a novel water repellent material that can be used for real-time monitoring of human movements.

Innovation continued despite COVID-19: New UN report

New York:Despite the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19, the new technology sector continued to thrive and prosper last year, the UN’s intellectual property agency said in a new report published on Monday.

Inspiration4 all-civilian crew makes splashdown off Florida coast: SpaceX

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew, Inspiration4, successfully returned to Earth on Saturday after spending three days in space.

Medicinal plants found in Baramulla, Kashmir will be studied for medicinal value

Baramulla/IBNS: Union Minister of AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal Thursday said the Centre has announced a slew of projects to promote the world’s oldest healthcare system in the UT.

ISRO's gearing up for GSLV-F10/EOS-O3 mission on Aug 12

Chennai/UNI: After a long gap, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a GSLV mission from the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 100 km from here, on August 12 early morning.

DRDO successfully flight tests New Generation Agni P Ballistic Missile

New Delhi: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a New Generation Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni P from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha, Balasore at 1055 hrs on June 28, 2021, officials said on Monday.

Velvetleaf extract shows to inhibit replication of Sars-CoV-2 virus in lab : CSIR Study

New Delhi/IBNS: The researchers in three laboratories of the government- owned Council for Industrial and Scientific Research (CSIR) have found that the root and plant extract of velvetleaf can stop the replication of Sars-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, by up to 98 per cent in cell cultures, according to media reports.

Covaxin: Bharat Biotech shares full data of all research studies 

Hyderabad/UNI: Demonstrating its scientific commitment to data generation and data transparency, Bharat Biotech shared full data of all research studies of its Covaxin, India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine.

Chinese researchers say they found new batch of coronavirus in bats

Beijing: Chinese researchers have claimed that they have found a new batch of coronavirus in bats, media reports said.

UNESCO report highlights need for greater investment, diversity in science

New York: Although spending on science has risen worldwide, greater investment is needed in the face of growing crises, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recommended in a new report published on Friday.